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Dire Straits Singer Inspired the McDonald’s Biopic ‘The Founder’

By Heather Callaghan, Editor “Listen to the lyrics,” someone said. When I heard the song “Boom, Like That” by Mark Knopfler, former Dire Straits frontman, I was blown away to hear the entire McDonald’s story. Not the glory-story that businessmen would regale me with, almost with a tear of pride in their eyes. No, no……

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This Wondrous National Park … Brought to You By McDonald’s?

By Jon Quealley A controversial set of new rules quietly given final approval over the recent holiday—allowing national parks in the United States to expand corporate sponsorships and commercial contracts with private companies—is being called a “disgrace” by those who say the move is a betrayal of what the nation’s parks should be. Despite outcry…

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54 Ingredients in McDonald’s Shamrock Shake – Make Your Own Superfood Version

By Heather Callaghan It’s that time of year again to witness the ever growing Shamrock Shake phenomenon at McDonald’s – complete with ads for shakes that are 50 shades of alien-green. It’s been said that you should never eat something with an ingredients list thicker than your pinky – the ingredients in McD’s annual Shamrock…

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McDonald’s Latest Marketing Ploy Shows Just How Desperate the Food Giant Has Become

By Nick Bernabe Fast food giant McDonald’s has been having a rough time. Considering its recent decision to close 700 locations in 2015, dire predictions from franchise owners claiming the company is facing its “final days,” and a June announcement that the company was shrinking for the first time in its long history, it’s safe…

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McDonald’s to Kids: Eat Fast Food Everyday to Lose Weight

By Brandon Turbeville If ever a massive food corporation had no shame – truly it would be McDonald’s. In addition to paying their workers slave wages, doing everything in their power to milk their employees for time and money, selling some of the world’s worst quality food, and aggressive and shameless marketing strategies (amongst many…

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McDonald’s Turns Teachers Into Walking Billboards, Profits Off Children And Schools

By Brandon Turbeville There are times when a corporation comes up with a marketing strategy that is so aggressive you just have to ask “why?” Unsurprisingly, this is exactly what McDonald’s has done with its recent McTeacher’s Program, a clever act of marketing that involves enlisting schoolteachers as employees and walking billboards placed in school…

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McDonald’s Stands By Meat Supplier Amid Shanghai Food Scandal

By Heather Callaghan One of the latest food scares has rocked Shanghai, China and the restaurant chains serving patrons there. Recent revelations have also rocked trust in the processed food system. A TV report on Sunday showed workers at a branch of Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, owned by Illinois-based OSI Group, using expired meats…

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McDonald’s Commercial Audition That Didn’t Make the Cut

Heather Callaghan What A McDonald’s Commercial SHOULD Look Like This is a segment from Russia Today’s (RT America) show called Redacted Tonight, airing Friday nights at 8pm ET. It is a new show hosted by social activist comedian, Lee Camp (not in video).  And this is what it might look like if a highly informed…

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McDonald’s Employee Fired After His Photo of Filthy Ice Cream Machine Goes Viral

By Carey Wedler Laplace, Louisiana – A McDonald’s employee says he was fired after posting a disturbing picture of the ice cream machine at the Louisiana location where he worked. The photo he tweeted quickly went viral, prompting an Internet backlash for the fast food giant. This came out of McDonald’s ice cream machine in…

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